is the expert discussion platform with the participation of the largest UN entities, the public sector and the business community on sustainable development and expanding inclusion.

Strategic partners of the Forum:

World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations and promoting the development of international cooperation on economic issues.
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.
Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) is a global, business-driven alliance through which private sector companies, employer federations, international organizations and thoughtleaders work together to fuse the connection between education and employment through work-based learning.


has been held at the Palais des Nations since 2012 in advance of the United Nations Human Rights Council session. More than 1,600 participants from 54 countries attended the international event in the meantime. Over the 10 years, sustainable partnership has been developed between representatives of all public institutions.

#INFOCUS agenda:

#INFOCUS supports the universal values that underline the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Key topic of the #INFOCUS:

The role of social inclusion in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

#INFOCUS unites:

NGOs and public authorities that are looking for interesting ideas, efficient tools and cases, practical approaches and new partnerships.

Large corporations and medium business that are interested in promoting their own projects on creation of the inclusive corporate environment and supporting of inclusive volunteering.

Social entrepreneurs who are ready to spread their energy, innovative community focused ideas and unique experience within the society we live in.

The scientific community that is considering the issues of social transformations and is interested in social transformations in the field of education.
Volunteers who are implementing projects in the field of creating an inclusive environment.

#INFOCUS Forum presents:

innovative practices that are effectively implemented in society  
wide outreach to the audiences of participants, partners and investors  
leading experts in the field of sustainable development and expanding inclusion  

Working languages of the​​ #INFOCUS Forum: Russian, English.

Are you ready to join the global movement and make your voice heard in the world? Don’t miss the #INFOCUS Forum and submit your application!